Events Calendar

Guided walks

The Otari-Wilton's Bush Trust runs monthly walks for members and visitors.

Walks are free to Trust members, and cost $3 for visitors.

Otari fern

Fern image by Meghan Maloney

What's in a name?

2pm, Sunday 24 August

Hear some of the intriguing stories behind New Zealand plant names on this easy 60-minute walk. It starts at the Information Centre. 
Cost: $3

Plant propagation

2pm, Sunday 28 September

Join our curator to find out how we propagate New Zealand plants. This one hour seminar starts at the Information Centre and includes a look at Otari's nursery.
Cost: $3

People attending Otari-Wilton's Bush open day.

Otari-Wilton's Bush open day and plant sale


Otari-Wilton's Bush open day and plant sale

9am - 3pm, Saturday 20 September

Get a head start on Spring Festival at Otari’s open day. There will be plants for sale, guided walks and food available. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown will open the new Cockayne Centre at 9.30am and the plant sale starts at 10am.

2013 photo competition

See wonderful images of Otari-Wilton's Bush captured in this photo competition.

More information

Location map.



Treehouse Visitor Centre, Wellington Botanic Garden

Phone (04) 499 1400
Fax (04) 499 1903
Monday – Friday 9am – 4pm
Weekends November - April: 10am - 3pm
Weekends May - October and public holidays: Closed